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Gold Coast vs Mumbai
Glc vs Mum

Average net salary (After tax)

Mumbai
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Glc
Outside city centre
Mum
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Glc
Outside city centre
Mum
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mum
Glc
Outside city centre
Mum
Glc

Mortgage rates

Mumbai
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Mumbai
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mum
Glc

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Mum
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mum
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mum
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Mumbai
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mum
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Mum
Glc
White bread 500g
Mum
Glc
Eggs 12
Mum
Glc
White rice 1kg
Mum
Glc

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Mumbai
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Mum
Glc
Beef round 1kg
Mum
Glc
Local cheese 1kg
Mum
Glc

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mum
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Mum
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Mum
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mum
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Mum
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Mum
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Mumbai
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Mumbai are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mum
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Mum
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mum
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Mum
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Mumbai
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mum
Glc

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Mum
Glc

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Mum
Glc
1 pair men's leather shoes
Mum
Glc

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Mumbai
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth